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June 26, 2019
This Nontechnical Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery series from Guest Editor Professor Jean-Marc Baste highlights the importance of skills that are critical for leading cardiothoracic surgical teams effectively.
June 17, 2019
This article reports a clinical case of fatal blunt subclavian artery injury with profound hemorrhagic shock that was treated successfully by aggressive resuscitation associated with urgent thoracotomy.
April 8, 2019
The author presents a video of a simplistic technique for a fenestrated frozen elephant trunk (FET), which allows for more aggressive treatment of the aortic arch at the time of type A dissection, as well as stabilization of the true lumen.
Replacement of the Ascending Aorta and Aortic Root Replacement Using a Freestyle Porcine Bioprosthesis (Inclusion Technique)
March 15, 2019
The authors illustrate the replacement of the ascending aorta and aortic valve in a patient with a giant aneurysm of the ascending aorta.
March 5, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a two-stage hybrid treatment for DeBakey type I aortic dissection, consisting of an ascending aorta and arch replacement with elephant trunk technique and endovascular treatment of the descending aorta.
February 25, 2019
Om P Yadava and Paul Sergeant discuss the relevance of tacit versus codified learning in medicine and the basic tenets of mentoring.
January 22, 2019
Om P Yadava and Roberto Di Bartolomeo discuss the reasons for the increasing number of redo aortic surgeries and recent advances like the frozen elephant trunk and endovascular repair.
January 18, 2019
This video demonstrates an anterior translocation of the circumflex aortic arch for the management of esophageal compression.
September 18, 2018
This video demonstrates the steps of an acute type A aortic dissection repair.
August 27, 2018
This video demonstrates technical aspects of the authors’ approach to bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in off-pump surgery.